Begay, Charley Tsosie, Cpl

Deceased
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
642-Navajo Code Talker
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 642, 2nd Marine Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Corporal

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Cpl Roger Rape (Mouse)-Deceased to remember Marine Cpl Charley Tsosie Begay (Navajo Code Talker (first 29)).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Mariano Lake
Last Address
Mariano lake, NM

Date of Passing
Aug 16, 1993
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Navajo Code Talkers Congressional Medal


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Navajo Code Talkers Association
  2012, Navajo Code Talkers Association1


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
HE WAS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL 29 CODE TALKERS

ASSIGNED TO HQs CO, 3rd BN, 8th MAR, 2nd MARDIV

AWARDED THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL IN 2001
   
Other Comments:
HE WAS 72 YEARS OLD WHEN HE DIED

BURIED AT THE SMITH LAKE COMMUNITY CEMETERY IN SMITH LAKE, NM
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 382
 Unit Assignments
Navajo Code Talkers Radio School3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)8th Marine Regiment2nd Marine Division
  1942-1942, 642, Navajo Code Talkers Radio School
  1942-1945, 642, 3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)
  1942-1945, 642, 8th Marine Regiment
  1942-1945, 642, 2nd Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation (1943)/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
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